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Aug 8, 2009 12:13 PM

Elegant, sexy cocktail party - appetizer suggestions wanted

I'm having an "elegant" and "sexy" cocktail party and need some menu ideas. I'm serving a signature cocktail - a vodka-Lavendar martini-like drink. I just want to serve easy nibbles, possibly passed - no plates required and nothing messy. Any suggestions/ideas? Thanks so much in advance!

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  1. Gougeres are great to serve. They are easy to make and can be made ahead and reheated. Also I just made cherry tomatoes caprese for a party (just slice the top off the tomatoes, scoop out a little of the seeds, add some salt and balsamic, a small chunk of mozzarella and a basil leaf and that's it!)

    1. Not all of these will meet your criteria but many will. Some real keepers on this thread.

      1. Smoked Oysters --------


        1. lamb lollipops- little rib lamb chops- delicious!

          1. Here are Don Letendre's top 5 Valentine's Day recipes (I think they would work great for a cocktail party)


            And here are a number of valentine appetizers posted on Recipe Zaar: